Program Facts

  • GU International Business Facts

    • Gannon’s international business program offers study abroad opportunities. A student may receive Gannon credit for courses taken at a university located in another country. Grants are available to support study abroad experiences.
    • Students can participate in shorter overseas study tours to various destinations, which have included China, Italy, England, France, Greece, Ireland, the Canary Islands, Egypt, Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
    • Students may complement their international business degree by studying French, German, Spanish or Chinese in Gannon’s foreign language program. Opportunities exist for obtaining a foreign language certificate or a minor in a foreign language.
    • Qualified juniors at Gannon may choose to pursue an accelerated MBA program and complete both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in just five years, rather than six.
    • Senior students participate in an internship to acquire hands-on, real world experience.

    Major Facts

    • The increase in international business activity, particularly by U.S. businesses, will create a growing need for individuals who are properly educated and trained in the area of international business, including technical competence, foreign languages, cultural awareness and sensitivity, overseas experience and familiarity with worldwide business practices and institutions.
  • About the Program

    • Advertising communications is housed in the School of Business. As part of the business department, students will take core business classes that will better prepare them for the real world. These business basics (finance, accounting and more) will help students better understand the business pressures of their clients and prepare them to someday start, and run, their own business.
    • Students in the advertising communications program interact with students and professors in the fields of accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management, marketing, risk management and insurance, and sports management and marketing.
    • The Dahlkemper School of Business Administration at Gannon has received accreditation from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), making Gannon the first business school in northwestern Pennsylvania with both undergraduate and graduate programs that are nationally accredited.
    • All Gannon business students have the opportunity to participate in many professional business organizations, including: the Gannon Accounting Club, Student Investment Trust, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Gannon Advertising Club and the American Marketing Association.